Special Needs

Will Work for Prayers!

All Printables

It doesn’t say “spiritual gift of spreadsheets” in the Bible, but maybe there is one? Can someone feel the love of Christ in a year-at-a-glance chart? I show love by writing and teaching and writing about teaching. I like to organize, write scripts for curriculum that doesn’t have any, and generally help orient “big picture” […]

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Spelling Printables!

3GRD

So, one kid is totally on track, number two is dyslexic, and number three struggles with the physical act of writing: I went through several version of the notebooks.  Right now, we just use mine.  But before that, I had these printed and we marked them. If you want the syllable spaces in there, you […]

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Kinesthetic Learning Strategies

Special Needs

  My youngest boy is VERY physical. If he doesn’t get enough heavy work and deep pressure activities in a day, he seeks them out in all of his school work. So, the more ways I can find to incorporate physical force into his learning, the happier he is with the schoolwork.   Additionally, heavy work […]

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Motor Development: Sensory Gym

Special Needs

This is my garage. We don’t actually park in it. So, my generous parents helped me convert it into a gym for the kids.  There’s a mini-trampoline, a trapeze with rings, a punching bag, a workout ball, and a twizzle stick. We got gym mats on sale from Amazon and I picked up a few […]

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1 to 10: Tactile Cards

Montessori

  I’ve found tactile number cards indispensable for teaching numbers. The tactile number set above is from The Knowledge Tree and the set below is a traditional sandpaper set from Montessori Outlet. It seems that the Knowledge Tree set are his favorite and have the added benefits of going all the way up to 30 […]

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